Top 100
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Thu August 30, 2012

WNCW`s 2008 Top 100 Results

WNCW`s Top 100 CD`s of 2008


1       Avett Brothers - The Second Gleam     
2       Bob Dylan - Tell Tale Signs: The Bootleg Series Vol. 8
3       Old Crow Medicine Show - Tennessee Pusher     
4       Drive By Truckers - Brighter Than Creation's Dark     
5       Wood Brothers - Loaded
6       Lucinda Williams - Little Honey
7       James McMurtry - Just Us Kids 
8       Alejandro Escovedo - Real Animal      
9       Fleet Foxes - White Winter Hymnal     
10      Abigail Washburn & The Sparrow Quartet - (self-titled)
11      B.B. King - One Kind Favor    
12      Belleville Outfit - Wanderin' 
13      My Morning Jacket - Evil Urges
14      Tyler Ramsey - A Long Dream About Swimming Across The Sea     
15      Al Green - Lay it Down
16      Dehlia Low - Dehlia Low
17      Emmylou Harris - All I Intended to Be 
18      Beck - Modern Guilt   
19      Aimee Mann - @#%&*! Smilers   
20      Donna the Buffalo - Silverlined
21      Blind Boys of Alabama - Down in New Orleans   
22      Felice Brothers - (self-titled)
23      JJ Grey & Mofro - Orange Blossoms     
24      Blue Highway - Through the Window of a Train  
25      Kathleen Edwards - Asking For Flowers 
26      Jack Johnson - Sleep Through the Static
27      Nikki Talley - To Be a Bird   
28      Mad Tea Party - Found a Reason
29      Railroad Earth - Amen Corner  
30      David Byrne & Brian Eno - Everything That Happens Will Happen Today   
31      Black Crowes - Warpaint
32      Ani DiFranco - Red Letter Year
33      Michael Franti & Spearhead - All Rebel Rockers
34      Mudcrutch - (self-titled)     
35      Ray LaMontagne - Gossip in the Grain  
36      Vampire Weekend - (self-titled)
37      Susan Tedeschi - Back to the River    
38      Tim O'Brien - Chameleon
39      Dan Tyminski - Wheels 
40      Infamous Stringdusters - (self-titled)
41      Darrell Scott - Modern Hymns  
42      Randy Newman - Harps and Angels
43      Willie Nelson & Wynton Marsalis - Two Men With the Blues      
44      Buddy Guy - Skin Deep 
45      Duhks - Fast Paced World      
46      Black Keys - Attack & Release 
47      Otis Taylor - Recapturing the Banjo   
48      Buena Vista Social Club - At Carnegie Hall    
49      Toubab Krewe - Live at the Orange Peel
50      She & Him - Volume One
51      Hank Williams III - Damn Right Rebel Proud    
52      Calexico - Carried to Dust    
53      Biscuit Burners - Take Me Home
54      Malcolm Holcombe - Gamblin' House     
55      High Windy - A Greater Storm  
56      Death Cab For Cutie - Narrow Stairs   
57      Todd Snider - Peace Queer     
58      Cat Power - Jukebox   
59      Chuck Brodsky - Two Sets      
60      Ryan Adams & the Cardinals - Cardinology      
61      Earl Scruggs with Family & Friends - (self-titled)    
62      Jackson Browne - Time the Conqueror   
63      Elvis Costello & The Imposters - Momofuku     
64      Dar Williams - Promised Land  
65      Waybacks - Loaded     
66      Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder - Honoring the Fathers of Bluegrass   
67      Mavis Staples - Live: Hope at the Hideout     
68      Cowboy Junkies - Trinity Revisited    
69      Crooked Still - Still Crooked 
70      John Hiatt - Same Old Man     
71      Tracy Chapman - Our Bright Future     
72      Kasey Chambers & Shane Nicholson - Rattlin' Bones     
73      Chatham County Line - IV      
74      McCoy Tyner - Guitars 
75      Sam Bush - On The Road
76      Van Morrison - That's Entertainment   
77      Tift Merritt - Another Country
78      John Mellencamp - Life Death Love and Freedom 
79      David Kraai & The Saddle Tramps - High & Lonesome     
80      Hayes Carll - Trouble in Mind 
81      Brett Dennen - Hope For the Hopeless  
82      North Mississippi Allstars - Hernando 
83      Yonder Mountain String Band - Mountain Tracks: Vol. 5 
84      Rodney Crowell - Sex & Gasoline
85      B-52's - Funplex      
86      Laura Blackley - Love and Monsters    
87      Billy Bragg - Mr. Love & Justice      
88      Dailey & Vincent - (self-titled)      
89      Hold Steady - Stay Positive   
90      Taj Mahal - Maestro   
91      Pretenders - Break Up the Concrete    
92      Langhorne Slim & The War Eagles - (self-titled)
93      Jerry Douglas - Glide 
94      Allison Moorer - Mockingbird  
95      Willie Nelson - Moment of Forever     
96      Conor Oberst (self-titled)    
97      Dr. John & The Lower 911 - City That Care Forgot      
98      Josh Phillips Folk Festival - Wicker  
99      Widespread Panic - Free Somehow
100     Ralph Stanley - Old-Time Pickin-: A Clawhammer Banjo Collection




Top 30 Regional


1      Avett Brothers-The Second Gleam
2      Tyler Ramsey - A Long Dream About Swimming Across the Sea
3      Malcolm Holcombe - Gamblin' House
4      Toubab Krewe - Live at the Orange Peel
5      Chuck Brodsky - Two Sets
6      Trainwreks- Ready to Die
7      Shane Pruitt Band- Shane Pruitt Band
8      Nikki Talley- To Be A Bird
9      Valorie Miller- Autumn Eyes
10    Josh Phillips Folk Festival- Wicker
11    Free Planet Radio- The Unraveling
12    Mad Tea Party- Found a Reason
13    Charles Hedgepath- Instruments of Peace
14    Brian McGee and the Hollow Speed-Brian McGee and the Hollow Speed
15    Jazz the Ripper- Funky and Fresh
16    Galen Kipar Project - Paper Sailer
17    Hope Massive- Itany
18    David Earl and the Plowshares- Local Anesthesia
19    Don Dixon and the Jump Rabbits- The Nu-Look
20    Jonathan Scales- Plot/Scheme
21    Aaron Burdett- Resolve
22    Pond Brothers- Pond Brothers
23    J. Scott Hinkle- Blueridge Martini
24    Arizona- Glowing Bird
25    Turbo Pro Project- Daydream
26    Scoot Pittman- (Sooner or Later, These Will Be) Smash Hits vol. 1
27    Dana and Susan Robinson- Round My Door
28    Paco Shipp- One in a Million
29    Andy Pond- Andy Pond
30    George Pond-Warpexter Cosmoverse



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Top 50 Bluegrass


1        Infamous Stringdusters - Infamous Stringdusters
2        Blue Highway - Through the Window of a Train
3        Jim Lauderdale - Could We Get Any Closer     
4        Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder - Honoring the Fathers of Bluegrass     
5        Grascals - Keep On Walkin'
6        Rhonda Vincent - Good Thing Going
7        Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver - Help Is On The Way 
8        Town Mountain - Heroes and Heretics      
9        Lonesome River Band - No Turning Back     
10      Dan Tyminski - Wheels
11      High Windy - Greater Storm     
12      Steeldrivers - (self-titled)
13      Dailey and Vincent Band - (self-titled)
14      Gibson Brothers - Iron and Diamonds      
15      Kenny & Amanda Smith Band - Live and Learn
16      Larry Sparks - I Don't Regret A Mile
17      Michael Cleveland and Flamekeeper - Leavin' Town 
18      Laurie Lewis and The Right Hands - Live   
19      Sierra Hull - Secrets  
20      Blue Moon Rising - One Lonely Shadow
21      Daughters of Bluegrass - Bluegrass Bouquet   
22      Baker Boys - Lonesome Weary Heart
23      Junior Sisk and Ramblers Choice -Blueside of the Blue Ridge     
24      Longview - Deep In The Mountains 
25      Danny Paisley And The Southern Grass - The Room Over Mine
26      Darin Aldridge and Brooke Justice - I'll Go With You
27      Valerie Smith and Becky Buller - Here's a Little Song   
28      Kristen Scott Benson - Second Season
29      Snyder Family Band Featuring Samantha and Zeb Snyder - (self-titled)  
30      Charles Wood - Banjology     
31      James King - Gardens In The Sky
32      Paul Williams & The Victory Trio - What A Journey
33      Primitive Quartet - 35th Anniversary
34      Tom Godleski - Fresh Preserves     
35      Surefire - The Old, Old House  
36      Redwine - Winter's Come And Gone
37      Cody Shuler & Pine Mountain Railroad - Pickin', Praisin' and Singin'/
               Hymns From The Mountain   
38      Beth Stevens and Edge - Strong Enough
39      Darrell Webb - Live at Bellamys 
40      Mountain Harmony - On Our Way
41      The Hagars Mountain Boys - A Better Way  
42      Good Shepherd Quartet - Surely, God Is Able
43      Mashville Brigade - Bluegrass Smash Hits Volume 1       
44      Alan Munde Gazette - Made To Last 
45      Last Road - Highway      
46      Lorraine Jordan and Carolina Road - Why Don't You Give Jesus a Try 
47      Jason Davis - Steppin' Out   
48      Jeanette Williams - Thank You For Caring    
49      Dewey Farmer - My Old Favorites
50      Churchmen - I'll Be Long Gone



Top 20 Reggae


1    Burning Spear - Jah is Real
2    Hope Massive - Itany
3    John Brown's Body - Amplify
4    Lee "Scratch" Perry - The End of an American Dream
5    Rockamovya - Rockamovya
6    Soldiers of Jah Army - Stars and Stripes EP
7    Beat Pharmacy - Wikkid Times
8    Augustus Pablo - The Rockers Story
9    Cocoa Tea: Reggae Anthology - The Sweet Sound of Cocoa Tea 2CD
10   Ancient King- Judgement
11   Tuff Lion - Ten Strings
12   Luciano - Jah Is My Navigator
13   Various Artists: Roots Garden Records - Showcase Part 1
14   Junior Delgado - Brothers
15   Telepath - Contact
16   Army- Zion Sodiers Chant
17   Kenyatta "Culture" Hill - Pass the Torch
18   Zeb - Zeb Step EP
19   Jah Rubal - Fire Chariot
20   Midnite & Desmond Williams - Kayamagan




Top 25 Jazz


1 Willie Nelson and Wynton Marsalis - Two Men With The Blues
2 Medeski Martin and Wood - Let's Go Everywhere
3 Pat Metheny - Day Trip
4 Brubeck Brothers Quartet - Classified
5 McCoy Tyner - Guitars
6 Medeski Martin and Wood - Radiolarians I
7 Maceo Parker - Roots and Grooves
8 Sonny Rollins - Road Shows, Vol. 1
9 Sun Ra - The Night Of The Purple Moon
10 Stanley Jordan - State of Nature
11 Jeff Coffin Mu'tet - Mutopia
12 Stanton Moore Trio - Emphasis On Parenthesis
13 Dave Holland Sextet - Pass It On
14 Hot Club Of Detroit - Night Town
15 Mary Lou Williams - A Grand Night For Swinging
16 Bob Mintzer Big Band - Swing Out
17 David Fathead Newman - Diamondhead
18 Jacqui Naylor - You Don't Know Jacq
19 Will Bernard - Blue Plate Special
20 Bill O'Connell - Triple Play
21 Jonathan Scales - Plot/Scheme
22 Jenny Scheinman - Crossing the Field
23 Bill Heid - Asian Persuasion
24 Joey Defrancesco - Joey D!
25 Rebecca Martin - The Growing Season



Top 20 Celtic


1    Gaelic Storm-What's the Rumpus
2    Flogging Molly - Float
3    Juniper - Live From the Appalachians
4    Solas - For Love and Laughter
5    Dervish-Travelling Show
6    Karan Casey - Ships in the Forest
7    Capercaillie - Roses & Tears
8    Thistledown Tinkers - Red Clay Celtic Revue
9    Lunasa - The Story So Far
10  Various Artists - Putumayo Celtic Dreamland
11  Various Artists - Absolutely Irish
12  Aidan O'Rourke - Sirius
13  Kevin Burke & Cal Scott - Across the Black River
14  Kate Rusby-Awkward Annie
15  Archie Fisher - Windward Away
16  Dick Gaughan - Live! At the Trades Club
27  Daithi Sproule - The Crow in the Sun
28  Buille - self-titled
29  Patrick Street - On the Fly
20  Breabach-The Big Spree




Top 20 Blues


1    B.B. King - One Kind Favor
2    Buddy Guy - Skin Deep
3    Susan Tedeschi - Back to the River
4    Blind Boys of Alabama - Down in New Orleans
5    North Mississippi Allstars - Hernando
6    Mavis Staples - Live: Hope at the Hideout
7    Otis Taylor - Recapturing the Banjo
8    Elvin Bishop - The Blues Rolls On
9    Marcia Ball - Peace, Love & BBQ
10  Cedric Burnside & Lightnin- Malcolm - 2 Man Wrecking Crew
11  Pinetop Perkins & Friends - (self-titled)
12  Watermelon Slim and the Workers - No Paid Holidays
13  Jimmy Thackery - Inside Tracks
14  Tab Benoit - Night Train to Nashville
15  Irma Thomas - Simply Grand
16  Cephas & Wiggins - Richmond Blues
17  Robin Rogers - Treat Me Right
18  David Grissom - Loud Music
19  Afrissippi - Alliance
20  Lightnin' Wells- Shake 'Em On Down